Yesterday’s Traffic in One Picture

I have no idea who took this picture but it shows how bad traffic was yesterday, and it wasn't just because of the dead body of the poor man that was found in the middle of the Dora highway. In fact, any minor incident that takes place on that road causes traffic and no measures are being taken to facilitate traffic. If anything, the cops are making things worse by fining people on the Jal…

Meet The Lebanese Rambo

Here's an fun interview from 1985 with a Lebanese Rambo look-alike. There is a striking resemblance between him and the real Rambo. I love how he's out there emptying his clips and firing RPGs in broad day light on war-torn buildings.

What’s So Special About These Maku Sandals?

A group of three Lebanese have apparently come up with the most comfortable sandals ever with an unmatched quality and versatility. They call them Maku and they are already off to a great start on Kick-starter whereas they met their $20K goal within 5 hours and are almost at $80k now. David, Hanane and William have been working for 5 years and done 37 iterations to meticulously design the Maku Sandals and their aim is…

My Dinner with Lebanese Michelin-Starred Chef Greg Maalouf at Liza in Achrafieh

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Lebanese cuisine is without a doubt one of the most easily recognized and beloved food around the world. Highly diverse Mezza options, exceptionally healthy ingredients and cooking methods, as well as the fact that the ...

The National Museum’s Underground Floor Officially Reopened!

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The National Museum of Beirut’s underground floor has finally risen from the dead after being closed for over 40 years. Rehabilitating the 700 square meters basement was kicked off in 2014 by Lebanon’s Culture Minister ...
Source: Telegraph

Meet Madees Khoury: The only Female Beer Brewer in the Middle East.

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Taybeh beer is one of the most popular beers in the Middle East and Madees Khoury, who works as a general manager at the Taybeh Brewing Company, is believed to be only the female beer ...

An Exhibition on how #Lebanon Shaped The Modern World

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An exhibition on “The Daily life in Ancient Lebanon”, supported by by the British Museum, the American University in Beirut and the National Museum of Beirut, was hosted by Durham University‚Äôs Oriental Museum from June ...